Record number of vacancies in Flanders


The number of vacancies processed by the Flemish employment agency, VDAB, continues to grow each month.

In March, 23,439 jobs were available, 21% more than in March 2015 and the highest number on a monthly basis for at least five years, according to the VDAB.

In 12 months, VDAB received 237,050 offers, a rise of one quarter. The highest growth was observed for graduate positions (+33%). The transport sector saw a 76% increase in offers last year.

The author: Michel THEYS

Michel Theys, a Belgian native, began his career as a civil servant, serving the public for several decades. After retirement, he shifted gears to follow his passion for journalism. With a background in public administration, Theys brought a unique perspective to his reporting. His insightful articles, covering a wide array of topics, swiftly gained recognition. Today, Michel Theys is a respected journalist known for his balanced and thoughtful reporting in the Belgian media landscape.

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